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Product Analyst


Job Description

We’re looking for product analysts to work on our core products (Photos, Location, Messaging, Identity, Growth & Engagement, Mobile, Search, Privacy) with a passion for social media to help drive informed business decisions for Facebook. You will enjoy working with one of the richest data sets in the world, cutting edge technology, and the ability to see your insights turned into real products on a regular basis. The perfect candidate will have a background in analytics, will have experience working with large data stores, and will have some experience building software. You are scrappy, focused on results, a self-starter, and have demonstrated success in using analytics to drive the understanding, progression, and user engagement of a product. This position is located in our Menlo Park office.


  • Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how our users interact with our core products

  • Partner with Product and Engineering teams to solve problems and identify trends and opportunities

  • Inform, influence, support, and execute our product decisions

  • Build/maintain reports, dashboards, and metrics to monitor the performance of our products

  • Mine massive amounts of data and extract useful product insights

  • Manage development of data resources, gather requirements, organize sources, and support product launches


  • 2-5 years experience doing quantitative analysis preferably for a social web company

  • BA/BS in Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, or other quantitative field. Advanced degrees preferred but not required

  • Fluency in SQL or other programming languages. Some development experience in at least one scripting language (PHP, Python, Perl, etc.)

  • Experience with large data sets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop) a plus

  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance

  • The ability to communicate the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner

  • Basic understanding of statistical analysis, experience with packages such as R, MATLAB, SPSS, SAS, Stata, etc. preferred

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Job Location
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time